Coombs and Gowen houses in Coopers Mills, Whitefield, ca. 1910
Contributed by Whitefield Historical Society
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Fred Coombs (1859-1929) owned the early 19th century house on the left in this postcard. According to local historian Ellen Weiblen (1902-1987), it burned down one New Years Eve.
The dark building on the left was the Walter Coombs Garage.
Across Main Street is a 4-plank vertical wooden sidewalk that traversed the top of this hill down to the Sheepscot River. Sadie Gowen’s house appears on the right of this postcard.
- Title: Coombs and Gowen houses in Coopers Mills, Whitefield, ca. 1910
- Creator: Eastern Illustrating Company
- Creation Date: circa 1910
- Subject Date: circa 1910
- Local Name: Coopers Mills
- Town: Whitefield
- County: Lincoln
- State: ME
- Media: Postcard
- Dimensions: 8.7 cm x 13.7 cm
- Local Code: 1995.15.14.03.01
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Whitefield Historical Society
PO Box 176, Whitefield, ME 04353
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